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CSOs urge INEC to prosecute electoral offenders before Kogi, Bayelsa polls

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have called for the prosecution of perpetrators of violence during the 2019 general election to serve as deterrent to others wishing to indulge in such act ahead of Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections.

Akwa Ibom governor, 25 lawmakers-elect receive certificates of return

The Independent National Electoral Commission on Thursday issued Certificates of Return to the Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Udom Emmanuel, and his deputy, Moses Ekpo.

CLO urges INEC to block observed loopholes ahead future elections

The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), Akwa Ibom state branch, has asked the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to address some of the lapses observed during the 2019 general elections.
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CSOs urge federal government not to stagger the elections

A coalition of civil society groups in Rivers State has called on the Federal Government and the Independent National Electoral Commission not to consider staggering the rescheduled elections.
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Anambra residents say election postponement is ‘unfortunate’

Some residents of Anambra have expressed sadness over the postponement of the general elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), describing it as `unfortunate’.
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CSO organises road walk to sensitise Ebonyi electorate on violence-free polls

A civil society organisation, Development and Integrity Goals (DIG) Foundation, has embarked on a road walk in Abakaliki, the Ebonyi capital to sensitise the electorate on the need to eschew violence during the general election.
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US, UK insist on credible polls

Barely 23 days to the presidential and National Assembly elections and 37 days to the gubernatorial and state Assembly elections, the United States (US) and the United Kingdom (UK) governments have insisted on the essence of credible elections in the country.

NYSC chief flags off special election training for 2,641 corps members in Yola

Training of 2,641 corps members, recruited as ad-hoc staff by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), for general elections, have been official declared open in Adamawa state.

NYSC: 11,000 Corps members undergoing INEC training in Kano

No fewer than 11,000 Corps members in Kano state are currently undergoing training organised by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the state.

Election: Sultan urges religious leaders to maintain neutrality

The Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Wednesday in Abuja urged religious leaders to maintain neutrality before, during and after the forthcoming general elections.
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South East urges Nigerian Army to be professional

The South East zone will not have problems with any place the Nigeria army chooses to establish its operational headquarters for Operation Python Dance III, but the soldiers should be neutral and professional in protecting the people.
President Muhammadu Buhari says it is a “matter of concern” that terrorism and violent extremism have continued to threaten the peace of West Africa.

Muhammadu Buhari: Threat of terrorism, violent extremism in West Africa a cause for concern

President Muhammadu Buhari says it is a “matter of concern” that terrorism and violent extremism have continued to threaten the peace of West Africa.
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NGE urges INEC to be loyal to Nigeria, not political parties

Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to be truly independent and show its loyalty to Nigeria and neither to any particular politician nor individuals.

Northern elders call for free, credible polls in 2019 to avoid conflict

Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) warns that it would be dangerous to deny Nigerians free, fair and credible elections in 2019, a situation that might result in political conflict
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Group kicks as EFCC detains Zamfara APC chieftain

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is being used by influential politicians to influence the outcome of the 2019 governorship election in Zamfara State, a civil society organisation has alleged. The Zamfara Unity Forum said...
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Britain: We’ll not interfere in Nigeria election

The British Government has said it would not interfere in Nigeria’s 2019 general election. Britain, however, urged the Nigerian Government and the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, to ensure that free, fair, credible and violent free election is conducted.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

2019: Sign Electoral Act if you are really interested in credible elections – Atiku...

The Presidential candidate of the PDP and former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sign into law, the Electoral Act amendment which is on his desk, if he is really interested in the conduct of free, fair and credible elections.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: I’m convinced 2019 election is for PDP to win

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Candidate, Atiku Abubakar, says he is convinced beyond any doubt that 2019 elections will be a victory walk for the PDP.

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Shareholders condemn SEC’s suspension of Oando annual general meeting

The Pramatic Shareholders Association of Nigeria (PSAN) has condemned the Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) suspension of the 42rd Annual General Meeting of Oando Plc which was scheduled to take place on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.

Senator Ndume: Senate president election was free, fair

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC-Borno) on Tuesday, described the conduct of the senate president election for the 9th National Assembly as ”free and fair.”

Court remands four suspects in Ilorin prison over alleged murder

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday ordered the remand of four men at the Oke-Kura Prison, Ilorin, for the alleged murder one Isiaka Sikiru.

Nigeria’s Pelfaco signs oil production sharing deal with Congo Republic

Nigerian private oil and gas company Pelfaco signed a production sharing deal with Congo Republic’s state energy firm on a 32-million barrel oil field on Tuesday, Congo’s oil ministry said.
Ahmad Lawan, majority leader of the senate, says the national assembly will not become President Muhammadu Buhari’s “rubber stamp” if he is elected senate president.

President Buhari congratulates new National Assembly presiding officers

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated heartily the newly elected presiding officers of the Ninth National Assembly.